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From Tue, 1 Aug 2017 for Hobee at Cologne, South

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

3 flights

I am still not completely happy with the helis behaviour. It still has a slight shake, which is not like a fast tail wag. So I decided to start over. I set up one bank in the FBL with the default settings which have a lot higher gains than what I am flying at the moment. I just wanted to see how much more the heli would shake with those settings. I was amazed to see, that the shaking did not get worse. The tail wag is a little bit faster, but not really worse than before. And the heli seems to fly a lot better. Of course it was difficult to tell because of the wind. But I think I am on the right track with higher gains.


Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

2 flights

It was kind of rainy, but I managed to squeeze two quick flights in. I am still amazed how well the little heli handles the wind.


Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:30

Cologne, North

Hobee

2 flights

I am getting the confidence to fly my inverted forward curves with steeper angles and higher speeds.


Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights

Wow, no wind and just feeling connected to the T-Rex. Had a lot of fun. My flying style is getting a little bit harder.


Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights

Finally my standard field for lunchtime flying is free of nasty crops ;-)


Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

3 flights

The T-Rex handles the wind a lot better than the Protos


Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights


Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights


Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

3 flights


Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

2 flights

The Protos struggled with the wind


Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights


Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

3 flights

Just fantastic, perfect weather and it was so great to fly the heli! Everything just felt right. Didn't have a flight like this in a long time


Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights


Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

1 flights

One really long and relaxing flight


Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

2 flights

Flights cut short by heavy rain starting. Good thing I could just grab the heli and take it in the car to unplug 😀


Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:15

Cologne, North

Hobee

1 flights

Near miss! After practicing a lot of inverted forward flight I wanted to mix in some inverted backwards flying. At one point I complete lost orientation and I was not very high. Luckily I managed to activate rescue and it worked like a charm! Thanks MSH for saving my heli!

I always thought I would not be able to hit the right switch when it counts - I am glad I was wrong!


Mon, 10 Jul 2017 17:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

2 flights

I still enjoy the sound of the protos, so quiet


Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights

Throwing the Oxy 2 around like crazy. Not that relaxing but lots of fun


Fri, 7 Jul 2017 17:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

3 flights

Definitively too much wind for the light Protos with 480 blades. But I had a lot of fun fighting the wind. Even managed some inverted. Landing was really tricky but all good


Fri, 7 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights

A bit windy


Thu, 6 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights

I was amazed how well this little heli handles the wind. Still, I enjoy it a lot more in calmer conditions


Thu, 6 Jul 2017 08:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

6 flights

got lots of flying in.


Wed, 5 Jul 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

3 flights

Just flying around and working on tuning the gains


Tue, 4 Jul 2017 17:00

Cologne, Bocklemuend

Hobee

3 flights

I used the lunchbreak to fix the blade tracking and then after work I was able to fly and it was really nice. Really happy with the result of the work on the heli


Mon, 3 Jul 2017 17:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

1 flights

Did some work on the heli to get rid of vibrations. Made a test flight and noticed that the blade tracking was way off after this.


Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:00

Cologne, North Cologne, South

Hobee

5 flights

The small Oxy seems to handle the wind quite well. It was good feeling to fly the T-Rex 500 after a relatively long pause.


Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

1 flights

Had to abort the flight because it started raining. Managed the first flips and loops before that. I noticed that the heli has a tendency to move up and down during fast forward flight.


Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

2 flights

Just regular flights.


Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

6 flights

good flights. Tail is still not solid, but I had too much fun just flying around to mess with it. I noticed that I fly really agressive with this small bird, although it is not tuned, yet. It already is lots of fun.


Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:30

Düsseldorf

Hobee

1 flights

First real flight on the Oxy. The tail still needs a lot of tuning, but it was a lot better than the first hover. I enjoyed the flight, but I must say that this heli is FAST.


Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

1 flights

Maiden flight of my Oxy2. The tail gain was a lot too high so I just hovered a bit. A maiden flight is always exciting anyways


Wed, 17 May 2017 18:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

4 flights

a little bit too windy. No real progress.


Tue, 16 May 2017 18:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

4 flights

Another day of beautiful weather. I had changed the belt the night before. After flying the T-Rex a lot and having a good feeling flying inverted, I was surprised how big the change back to the Protos was. It felt very different and it looks so different, that I am not so comfortable flying inverted circles with it. Nevertheless I like the Protos. I put my new, very light 2.600mah NanoTech in it and flew some low rpm. That was really nice and even with the 1.800rpm it handled very well. You can really feel the weight difference. Since the pack is not broken in I took out only 1.300mah in a 7 minute flight!


Mon, 15 May 2017 18:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

3 flights

The weather was so nice. An absolute joy to fly. The last flight I really pushed the heli and had so much fun!


Sun, 14 May 2017 12:00

Düsseldorf Düsseldorf

Hobee

2 flights

Two nice flights. Doing a lot of inverted circles and figure eights. Trying to mix forward and backwards inverted. While preparing for the third flight suddenly it started raining.


Sat, 13 May 2017 11:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

9 flights

With every flight I can feel the confidence increase flying inverted.

Did some dry run autorotation training by just going really low on the rpm and listening to when the motor engages. Once I came down too hot and the akids touched the ground ever so slightly. No damage.


Fri, 12 May 2017 17:30

Düsseldorf

Hobee

5 flights

Really nice flights. First time transitions from forward inverted to backwards inverted. 👍


Thu, 11 May 2017 18:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

2 flights

Inverted practice


Wed, 10 May 2017 18:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

4 flights

The perfect day! No wind at all and blue skies. I had so much fun. And for the first time I really felt that I was flying inverted. Other times I move the heli from one spot to another inverted or I concentrate to make one half turn, but this time I was just flying around inverted.

Felt really great. For the first time in a long while I felt that I made progress in my flying.


Tue, 9 May 2017 18:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

5 flights

I really like that new place, but the wind is keeping up.


Sun, 7 May 2017 15:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

7 flights

Tried a new field near home and it was really great. Lots of space. It was a little bit windy though.


Sat, 6 May 2017 10:00

Düsseldorf

Hobee

8 flights

I went to a local club as a guest flyer. The weather was sunny but a little bit windy. First it took some getting used to flying "in public", but then it was ok. Having that much space to fly was a completely new experience and is definitively great.

I will have to change the belt on my Protos. The tension is a lot looser and also I think the belt looks different.


Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:30

Cologne, North

Hobee

2 flights

I changed back to the Spinblades and took the 500 for a spin, to see how it handles the wind. It worked really great. I think I will keep the Rex with SpinBlades for the windy days and take the Protos as my good weather flyer.


Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:30

Cologne, North

Hobee

3 flights

back to a little bit higher headspeed. Getting a little bit more adventurous.


Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:30

Cologne, North

Hobee

2 flights

Getting really long flight times out of this machine. I have to be careful not to loose focus towards the end of those long flights.


Tue, 11 Apr 2017 17:00

Cologne, North

Hobee

3 flights


Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

2 flights

Tried to fly inverted with the Master CP. It did not come clean through the flips and I had to work to keep it steady. Since the controls are so disconnected I lost the orientation. I managed to pull throttle hold before it hit the high grass.

It seems the heli survived unharmed.

One of the metal gear servos seemed to be stuck. I moved it manually and after that I was able to fly again.


Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:00

Cologne, South Cologne, North

Hobee

4 flights


Sun, 9 Apr 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

2 flights

Since the field still has lots of high crops on it I decided to fly my good old Walkera Master CP in the corner. I really did not like it! The FBL is stabilizing it a lot and the controls feel artificial and mushy


Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:00

Cologne, South

Hobee

2 flights

It was quite windy and the Protos handles wind a lot worse than my T-Rex 500. Almost crashed it badly. I went down completely vertical with high speed and wanted to transition into fast forward flight when a wind gust caught the heli and pushed it towards the ground. With full collective and lots of elevator I was able to recover really close to the ground. The telemtry showed a current spike of around 90 amps. It was really close and I was quite shaken after barely avoiding the total destruction of the heli! 😱


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